Nigeria: Niger Delta
(see also Nigeria)
CIA World Factbook. Includes map.
Alienation & Militancy in the Niger Delta: Response to CSIS on Petroleum, Politics & Democracy in Nigeria. O. Douglas, V. Kemedi, I. Okonta & M. Watts, Foreign Policy in Focus (7/03).
Shell in Nigeria. Third World Traveller (1998).
On the Web: Specialized Sites
Ogoni. Unrepresented Nations & Peoples' Organization.
Shell Nigeria. Company's official site.
Brooks, Geraldine. "Slick alliance: Shell's Nigerian field produceds few benefits for region's villagers," Wall Street Journal (5/6/94):A1 & A4.
Campbell, Greg. "Days of atonement: searching for justice in Nigeria," In These Times (6/11/01):11-13.
__________. "The killing fields: oil ravages the Niger delta," In These Times (6/25/01):14-16.
Cooper, Joshua. "The Ogoni struggle for human rights & a civil society in Nigeria," in S. Zunes, L.R. Kurtz & S.B. Asher (eds.) Nonviolent Social Movements: A Geographical Perspective (Malden MA: Blackwell, 1999), pp. 189-202.
Goodman, Amy & Jeremy Scahill. "Killing for oil in Nigeria," Nation (3/15/99).
Peel, Michael. "Nigerian oil under siege," Christian Science Monitor (5/2/03):6.
Saro-Wiwa, Ken. "A disgrace to humanity if the tragedy persists one day longer," Independent (11/12/95).
In the Library: Non-Fiction Books
Ekineh, Aliyi. Tears & Weeping of the Niger Delta: Struggling for Separation from Islamic Nigeria (London: Southern Solidarity, 2003).
Essien-Obot, Amayak E. Culture & Progress in the Niger Delta Region: Historical Background & Agenda for Cultural Development (Jos: Zimek, 2000).
Obi, Cyril I. The Changing Forms of Identity Politics in Nigeria under Economic Adjustment: The Case of the Oil Minorities Movement of the Niger Delta (Uppsala: Nordiska Afrikainstitutet, 2001).
Okonta, Ike; Oronto Douglas & George Monbiot. Where Vultures Feast: Shell, Human Rights, and Oil in the Niger Delta (San Francisco: Sierra Club, 2001).
Olojede, Iyabo & Others. Nigeria: Oil Pollution, Community Dissatisfaction, & Threat to National Peace & Security (Harare: African Association of Political Science, 2000).
Roberts, Nyemutu. The State, Accumulation & Violence: The Politics of Environmental Security in Nigeria's Oil-Producing Areas (Ibadan: Nigerian Institute of Social & Economic Research, 1999).
Robinson, Deborah. Ogoni: The Struggle Continues (Geneva: World Council of Churches, 1996).
Rowell, Andrew. Shell-Shocked (Amsterdam: Greenpeace International, 1994).
Saro-Wiwa, Ken. Ogoni Moment of Truth (Port Harcourt: Saros International, 1994).
__________. A Month & A Day (NY: Penguin, 1995).
Survival International. Survival for Tribal Peoples: Niger Delta Peoples (London, 1995).
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"Saro-Wiwa," by Terry Leonino. Greg Artzner & Terry Leonino, Magpie Give Light, Sliced Bread Records, CD-SB71185.
"Ogoni Refugees: Israel & Ngozi Nwidor & Barine Wiwa-Lawani" , dir. ?, ?m. From PBS.